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  • Backers win right to fight for Prop. 8

    Backers win right to fight for Prop. 8
    Reporting from San Francisco -- The California Supreme Court ruled that the sponsors of Proposition 8 have the right to defend the measure, clearing the way for federal courts to decide the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans. Thursday's...
  • Capitol Journal: Parks vs. ballot box budgeting

    California's magnificent state parks are falling apart fast. The budgeting system for state government is in shambles and practically dysfunctional. Proposition 21 on the November ballot would fix the parks. But it would pound another kink into...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver announce separation

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver announce separation
    Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, have separated, with Shriver moving out of their Brentwood mansion while the two determine the next step in their 25-year marriage. Shriver has been residing apart from the actor-turned-...
  • Group submits 1 million signatures to recall Wisconsin governor

    Organizers of an effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker have delivered a petition with more than a million signatures to state elections officials today, a key step in a process that could put the Republican's fate in the hands of voters as early as...
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker fights back as recall effort begins

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker fights back as recall effort begins
    Democrats and liberal activists officially launched a campaign Tuesday to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, an effort rooted in the Republican's successful effort to pass legislation stripping public employees of collective bargaining rights. And...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Balloteer Kim Alexander

    Patt Morrison Asks: Balloteer Kim Alexander
    The first California election that Kim Alexander cast a ballot in was a pip; voters decided 16 state propositions -- on creating a state lottery, capping welfare, limiting campaign contributions -- and gave their former governor, Ronald Reagan, a second...
  • Developer accused of orchestrating political scheme in Riverside County

     
    A Florida developer connected to an alleged political corruption scandal that led to the indictment and recall of four San Jacinto City Council members was accused Monday of orchestrating another political scheme in Riverside County. A Riverside County...
  • Proposition 8: A scolding for Schwarzenegger and Brown

     
    In Monday's editorial on the Proposition 8 hearing, The Times' editorial board argued that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown should have defended the initiative in federal court. Without them, the defenders of the initiative faced...
  • Century-old grove of oaks and sycamores to be cleared

     
    Saying delays will be costly and put homeowners at risk, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved the removal of nearly 200 coast live oaks and sycamores in a San Gabriel Valley canyon in order to clear sediment......
  • Ocean Strand group to continue collecting signatures, but issue may be off the ballot

     
    Members of Keep Your Boca Beaches Public, the group seeking to bar private development at Ocean Strand have hit a snag with their proposed ballot initiatives. The measures are intended to bar private development on city and greater Boca......
  • East Penn roundtable meeting rescheduled

     
    An East Penn roundtable event scheduled for tonight [January 18] has been rescheduled to January 25. The meeting, entitled "What Will Happen to East Penn Schools?," will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at the Emmaus Public Library, 11 E. Main St.,...